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Brainerd Community Action

July 25, 2017
Nominations sought for Distinguished Service awards
July 25, 2017 - 12:30pm
June 28, 2017
Fourth of July fireworks light up the night sky in this file photo from past celebrations in the lakes area.
Finding fun on the Fourth of July
June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
June 15, 2017
Paddlers in kayaks and canoes took part Thursday night in a community paddle down the Mississippi River as part of Brainerd History Week. 
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Winding the way through Brainerd's past
June 15, 2017 - 11:06pm
May 24, 2017
Brainerd History Week event to feature Mississippi River
May 24, 2017 - 4:30am
April 18, 2017
Mary Koep (right) addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night about the fourth annual iteration of Brainerd History Week, scheduled for June 12-17. 
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Brainerd City Council: Firework funds approved with little fanfare
April 18, 2017 - 5:30am
April 6, 2017
Call for artists for Arts in the Park
April 6, 2017 - 4:45am
December 8, 2016
Holly Holm selected as Brainerd Community Action's new director
December 8, 2016 - 8:54pm
October 27, 2016
Bruce Buxton (left) receives his Citizen of the Year award from Brainerd Mayor Ed Menk Thursday during the Distinguished Service Awards banquet at the NP Event Space in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery
Volunteers honored for hard work and service
October 27, 2016 - 10:16pm
September 29, 2016
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Bruce Buxton instantly realizes Thursday morning the ruse was up. He was asked to come to The Center in Brainerd to inspect the roof. But instead, he was presented the 2016 Citizen of the Year award. Video play button
Citizen of Year Award blindsides Buxton: Community leaders speak highly of East Gull Lake man
September 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
Bruce Buxton smiles after being named 2016 citizen of the Year Thursday at The Center. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
And the Brainerd Citizen of the Year award goes to ...
September 29, 2016 - 10:18am
September 8, 2016
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Brainerd Community Action executive director Nancy Cross announced her retirement Thursday after 24 years of service. play button
Nancy Cross closes chapter at Brainerd Community Action
September 8, 2016 - 10:17pm
July 28, 2016
Nominations sought for Distinguished Service awards
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
July 4, 2016
Crow Wing County Mounted Sheriffs Patrol horses and riders walk through in the Brainerd Fourth of July Parade Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Gallery
A Brainerd Fourth of July
July 4, 2016 - 9:01pm
Ed Mattson, owner of the Last Turn Saloon and The Skillet Restaurant in Brainerd, speaks to the Brainerd City Council during Showcasing Brainerd prior to Monday night’s city council meeting. (Brainerd Dispatch/Spenser Bickett)
Brainerd City Council: Dogs, cats and fireworks
May 4, 2016 - 1:25pm